5th Circuit Vacates Remand, Orders Consideration Of Further Removal Issues

(March 24, 2016, 2:01 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Survivor claims sound in strict liability and require vacating remand of an asbestos action and consideration of whether a ship yard has a colorable federal defense, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held March 22 (Lorita M. Savoie, et al. v. Huntington Ingalls Inc., et al., No. 15-30514, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 5328).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160413-001Z.)

Joseph Savoie worked at the Avondale Shipyard between 1948 and 1996. During this time, the ship yard primarily serviced U.S. Navy and Coast...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections